The winter snowpack in Paradise Meadows has gone and flowers are blooming in the subalpine. Strathcona Wilderness Institute is happy to announce that it will be opening the Strathcona Park Wilderness Centre at Paradise Meadows on June 30th for the summer season, with normal operating hours of 9am-4pm.read more
I still feel like we are caught somewhere in endless spring, but believe it or not, some important planting windows for winter harvests are upon us.
Winter broccoli and winter cauliflower: Sow seeds from now until the end of June, either directly in the garden or in seed flats or pots. Given the rampaging slugs, pillbugs, birds and root rot diseases still plaguing us during all this wet weather, I have opted to sow mine in seedling trays and will keep them in the kitchen until they germinate (no need for bottom heat at this point).read more
The 12th Annual Paddle for the Peace is planned for Saturday, July 8th, 2017.
If you’ve never been to this North East part of BC or want to return and Paddle for the Peace one more time, here’s an idea to consider…
Why not fill up your car with passengers and join us on a special pilgrimage to the spectacular Peace River Valley and Fort St John area of our province?read more
Comox Valley Project Watershed Society in collaboration with K’omoks First Nations and various concerned members of our community continue to work on the restoration and preservation of the K’omoks estuary.
A collaboration by Joanna Finch, Methuselah Dance Troupe and Pod Creative.read more
Have you always loved the idea of growing your own food, flowers, and even trees, but never really had a garden to do it in? Well, the good news is, now you can. With container gardening growing plants has never been easier. It is a fairly simple practice which involves a pot or any type of vessel, some soil, and the plant of your choice. It is a perfect gardening option for people who live in small spaces or for those who move around a lot and do not want to leave their plants behind.read more
Coastal gardeners who did a lot of planting in the first really warm weather last weekend had a taste of what it is like to garden in the rest of Canada, where gardens are traditionally planted all at once on the May long weekend. By now, even the most delicate plants...read more
Project Watershed AGM features keynote restoration and education reports and a special acknowledgement of major community donations June 03, 1 – 3 pmread more
The K’omoks Estuary holds immense ecological value for resident and migrating wildlife, and is of vital significance for K’omoks First Nation. Since 2013, research during spring low tides has found numbers of eagles and herons feeding in the estuary. On May 28th at...read more
7.00pm - Wachaiy Friendship Centre. By Donation. Two Comox Valley women, Susan Holvenstot and Sally Gellard, ventured into the wilds of northern BC last March to support Indigenous occupation camps stopping pipelines and fracked gas terminals. Come hear their story on...read more